The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 28 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 51 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.27% 7.02% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 7.17% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 14
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 711 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.70% 97.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 489 584 574
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) C#
3 36 (61.02%) .NET
4 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
5 34 (57.63%) HTML
6 32 (54.24%) CSS
6 32 (54.24%) MVC
7 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
8 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
9 23 (38.98%) Scrum
10 22 (37.29%) SQL
10 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (33.90%) PHP
12 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
13 16 (27.12%) TDD
14 15 (25.42%) Java
15 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
15 14 (23.73%) Games
15 14 (23.73%) jQuery
15 14 (23.73%) User Experience
16 13 (22.03%) C++
16 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
17 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
18 11 (18.64%) XML
19 10 (16.95%) Python
19 10 (16.95%) NHS
19 10 (16.95%) XForms
19 10 (16.95%) Informatics
19 10 (16.95%) Node.js
19 10 (16.95%) Coaching

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.86%) ColdFusion
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) Broadband
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Riak
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Mercurial
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.73%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) HTML
3 32 (54.24%) CSS
4 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
5 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (23.73%) jQuery
7 11 (18.64%) XML
8 10 (16.95%) Node.js
8 10 (16.95%) XForms
9 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.56%) HTML5
9 8 (13.56%) Sass
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.17%) CSS3
10 6 (10.17%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.47%) Backbone.js
11 5 (8.47%) Ember.js
11 5 (8.47%) WCF
12 4 (6.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) User Experience
2 10 (16.95%) NHS
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) MVC
3 23 (38.98%) Scrum
4 16 (27.12%) TDD
5 10 (16.95%) Coaching
5 10 (16.95%) Informatics
6 9 (15.25%) DevOps
7 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Graceful Degradation
8 5 (8.47%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.47%) Web Usability
9 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.08%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) UX Design
10 3 (5.08%) Web Development
11 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
2 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) PHP
5 15 (25.42%) Java
6 13 (22.03%) C++
6 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (16.95%) Python
8 9 (15.25%) Ruby
9 4 (6.78%) Scala
10 3 (5.08%) C
11 2 (3.39%) Clojure
11 2 (3.39%) Erlang
11 2 (3.39%) Haskell
12 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) HND
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.78%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.08%) RedGate
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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